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calm

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1 free from storms or physical disturbance

  • after a stormy night of high winds and driving rains, the day dawned on a calm sea
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3 free from disturbing noise or uproar

  • the room became much calmer once the rowdy tour group had left
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calm, tranquil, serene, placid, peaceful mean quiet and free from disturbance. calm often implies a contrast with a foregoing or nearby state of agitation or violence.
    • the protests ended, and the streets were calm again
tranquil suggests a very deep quietude or composure.
    • the tranquil beauty of a formal garden
serene stresses an unclouded and lofty tranquility.
    • watched the sunset of a serene summer's evening
placid suggests an undisturbed appearance and often implies a degree of complacency.
    • remained placid despite the criticism
peaceful implies a state of repose in contrast with or following strife or turmoil.
    • grown peaceful in old age

calm

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1 a state of freedom from storm or disturbance

  • vacationing city dwellers who are tired of the hustle and bustle enjoy the calm of the secluded mountain village
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calm

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1 to free from distress or disturbance

  • the presidentʼs reassuring words did much to calm the public during the national emergency
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2 to gain emotional or mental control of

  • he calmed himself before continuing the eulogy
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